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TeamSpy malware is back, it transforms TeamViewer into a spying software

Security experts from Heimdal Security discovered a new spam campaign over the weekend leveraging the TeamSpy malware to spy in victims. Security experts from Heimdal Security have uncovered a new spam campaign emerged over the weekend. The crooks used the notorious TeamSpy malware to gain full access to the target computers. It’s a long time we have n
Publish At:2017-02-20 14:15 | Read:4682 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware cyber spionage mal

TeamViewer confirms number of hacked user accounts is “significant”

It was a tough week for TeamViewer, a service that allows computer professionals and consumers to log into their computers from remote locations. For a little more than a month, a growing number of users have reported their accounts were accessed by criminals who used their highly privileged position to drain PayPal and bank accounts. Critics have speculated
Publish At:2016-06-05 19:50 | Read:4396 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Assessment Technology Lab account takeovers passwords r

TeamViewer users are being hacked in bulk, and we still don’t know how

For more than a month, users of the remote login service TeamViewer have taken to Internet forums to report their computers have been ransacked by attackers who somehow gained access to their accounts. In many of the cases, the online burglars reportedly drained PayPal or bank accounts. No one outside of TeamViewer knows precisely how many accounts have been
Publish At:2016-06-04 06:25 | Read:9584 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Assessment Technology Lab account takeovers breaches pa

Threat Recap: Week of May 30th

  There’s a lot that happens in the security world, with many stories getting lost in the mix. In an effort to keep our readers informed and updated, we present the Webroot Threat Recap, highlighting 5 major security news stories of the week. MySpace Hack Could Be Largest in Recent History Recently, LeakedSource announced that they had obtained th
Publish At:2016-06-03 23:35 | Read:3772 | Comments:0 | Tags:Headlines US hack lenovo Malware myspace phishing ransomware

Dodge four tries to escape from being scammed

Today, we would like to discuss some very persistent Tech Support Scammers with you. After installing a file – which was offered as a “free version of PC Cleaner Pro” – Tech Support Scammers will try four methods to get you to call one of their numbers or connect to them using the legitimate program TeamViewer. We can only guess in which way they will try an
Publish At:2016-04-12 05:15 | Read:5033 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybercrime Malware Pieter Arntz scam teamviewer tech support

Support Scams: Talos Takes Note

Support Scams: Talos Takes Note Posted by David Harley on November 6, 2015.Threat Intelligence Service Talos, which describes itself as ‘the primary member of the Cisco’s Collective Security Intelligence (CSI) ecosystem’, has turned its attention to tech support scams
Publish At:2015-11-08 02:05 | Read:3821 | Comments:0 | Tags:David Harley Talos TeamViewer Virus Bulletin

Reverse Social Engineering Tech Support Scammers

This post is authored by Jaime Filson and Dave Liebenberg.BackgroundA mosaic made up of 1-800 tech support scam websitesThe amount of fraudulent actors masquerading as legitimate tech support has been on the rise since 2008. According to David Finn, executive director at the Microsoft Cybercrime Center, tech support scammers have made nearly $1.5 billion off
Publish At:2015-11-06 01:40 | Read:3468 | Comments:0 | Tags:Threat Research Apple fraud mac scam social engineering Talo

Google Pulls App Exploiting Certifi-Gate Vulnerability

A mobile application exploiting the so-called Certifi-gate vulnerability disclosed at Black Hat has been removed from the Google Play store.Though the number of downloads of Recordable Activator, a screen recorder app for Android devices, hovers between 100,000 and a half-million, researchers at Check Point Software Technologies who discovered the vulnerabil
Publish At:2015-08-25 21:35 | Read:2202 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Mobile Security Privacy Vulnerabilities Certifi-Gate

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